Enterprises That Rose From The Dead

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Phileas Fogg, which makes tortilla chips, was set up in 1993 following the closure of the steelworks at Consett, Co. Durham.

Rocialle Medical Ltd employs 200 people and was established in 1996 at Cwm Cynon business park on the site of the former Navigation colliery.

Aiwa, a Japanese company making videos, employs 970 people in the Crumlin area. It was formerly the North Celynen Colliery.

Ventura has opened a pounds 15m call centre on the site of the former Manvers Main colliery, Rotherham, South Yorkshire.

The former Snibstone Colliery in Coalville, Leicestershire, is now a discovery park. Ex-miners lead tours of the old pit.